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Red is not afraid of the big bad wolf. She’s not afraid of anything … except magic.
But when Red’s granny falls ill, it seems that only magic can save her, and fearless Red is forced to confront her one weakness.

With the help of a blond, porridge-sampling nuisance called Goldie, Red goes on a quest to cure Granny. Her journey takes her through dwarves’ caverns to a haunted well and a beast’s castle. All the while, Red and Goldie are followed by a wolf and a huntsman—two mortal enemies who seek the girls’ help to defeat each other. And one of them just might have the magical solution Red is looking for …

Liesl Shurtliff weaves a spellbinding tale, shining the spotlight on a beloved character from her award-winning debut, Rump.

And don’t miss Jack: The True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk, “a delightful story of family, perseverance and courage” (Booklist).

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Red is the most wonder-filled fairy tale of them all!”

    Chris Grabenstein, New York Times bestselling author

  • Moving and filled with hope.... Red retells the story of the strong-minded girl in the red riding hood as a quest for friendship and self-knowledge. Shelf Awareness starred review
  • Liesl Shurtliff has truly outmagicked herself. Red is the most wonder-filled fairy tale of them all. Chris Grabenstein, New York Times Bestselling author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library
  • "Red's narration is dry and sassy, her mishaps colorful, her quest eventful . . . and what is most heartening is how Red and Goldie grow and brave it all together. Fairy-tale fun with resonant depth. Kirkus
  • "Red takes readers on a wild roam through story land, with plenty of magic and danger around every corner.... This is pure fun for fans of classic stories cleverly retold. School Library Journal
  • Liesl Shurtliff’s fairy tales are full of wit and wild imagination, with surprises at every bend in the path. Caroline Carlson, author of The Very Nearly Honorable League of Pirates
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